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Facebook's stock price fell to an all-time low after it announced its first earnings report since going public. Shares in
Have you ever noticed while watching Hollywood blockbusters how most of the calamities and disasters take place in the United
Appointing a trader to run Barclays, one of Britain's finest retail banking names, was a big mistake
I met a literary agent the other day. She told me that these days when you sell a novel to publishers, there has to be a USP. "A what?" I said. "'Unique Selling Point. You know, narrated by a hermaphrodite, or someone who has been repeatedly raped by their grandfather, that sort of thing.
Amidst the continuing debate on copyright infringement and the whys and wherefores of illegal downloading, The Industry Trust
I've written previously about 'green' non-governmental organisations and their penchant for protectionism. But as the European Environmental Paper Network met over the past few days in Portugal (my invite must have been lost in the post), I thought I'd bring to you a video worth watching and sharing.
American cinema just can't help glamorising wealth and success, even the kind of wealth and success that bankrupts the entire world.
It's easy now for Theresa May to mock the skinny-jeaned hipsters buying their Starbucks lattes when they're not loitering outside St Paul's, but it may not be so for much longer. Whilst the Occupy movement and it's offshoots might seem at times a little try-hard, with its smartphone-clutching legions marshalled forth by Twitter and Facebook, anybody who wants change needs them to keep shouting.
Around January this year experts on Wall Street and the City of London were convinced that the stockmarket was going to go boom.
I'm not naïve enough to suggest that if enough of us swap to an ethical financial institution, the entire financial system will suddenly find its conscience. But here's what the ethical sector can do: show that an alternative is possible.